The principle of Mix & Match – my most important style credo btw – got a whole new meaning when I came across Cynthia Smith‘s nonchalant way of pairing a mini & maxi bag for the ‘Five days, Five looks, One Girl’ feature on vogue.com (if you’re not familiar with the series, make sure you check it out here!). And since the Voguista’s mint-green mini Chanel and two-tone Céline shopper make such a stylish pair, I’ve decided to put together a couple of suggestions on how to mix XS and XL bags:
Absolutely LOVE the pop-hued mini version of Lanvin’s iconic ‘Happy’ bag! Since it certainly doesn’t fit much of my stuff (close to nothing actually) I would complement it with an oversized classic carry-all from Mulberry. The soft, tan vintage leather leaves the floor to the rasperry pink tone.
Topping my list of must-buy bags is the mini shoulder bag from Valentino’s Rockstud collection. I think it would perfectly work for the office when teamed with this raffia beach tote that easily fits my ballet flats, magazines & a bottle of Evian.
Feeling very drawn to the wristlet trend lately. This black leather Alaia model could be pinched straight from the Olsen Twins’ closets. And since it’s a little too precious to be limited to after-dark occasions, the Kate Mouse print tote bag with black leather straps (exclusive to Liberty!) makes a nice & roomy addition. And we know there’s only one Kate in London, right;-)?